How to Get Rid of Wild Onion and Wild Garlic the Organic Way

ProPlugger Co - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Is this a familiar sight in your yard? Wild onion or wild garlic popping up in your lawn in the winter and early spring? Wild onion, left untreated, can spread and eventually overtake an entire lawn. In fact one of the many aromas of spring is the pungent smell of freshly mowed wild onion!  Read More


Plugging in Sand - A Customer Testimonial

ProPlugger Co - Tuesday, November 19, 2013

I have a house in Waves NC on the Outer Banks, 12 lots back from the oceanfront, so my soil is really just sand.  It has always been a rental property and until I acquired it last Spring, the yard had been pretty much neglected. Until I applied Round Up, I had a sparse stand of centipede grass and other undesirable weeds. Read More


Enjoying the July Garden

ProPlugger Co - Monday, July 29, 2013
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Enjoying the June Garden

ProPlugger Co - Sunday, June 30, 2013
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Enjoying the May Garden

ProPlugger Co - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Centipedegrass (w/ video)

ProPlugger Co - Monday, March 25, 2013

Centipedegrass (Eremochloa ophiuroides) arrived in the U.S. from China in 1916. It is a slow growing grass that creeps along the ground with the aid of above-ground shoots, called stolons. Short, upright stems resemble a centipede, hence the name centipedegrass. Read More


Buffalograss (w/ video)

ProPlugger Co - Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloidesis) is the grass of the Great Plains. It is one of the true native grasses, one that buffalo grazed on back when they roamed the plains. These days it is grown for its drought tolerance and its ability to adapt to clay soil and other tough conditions. It requires 50% less water than does bluegrass and fescue and like Kentucky bluegrass, will go into dormancy when conditions are very dry and green up after a good rain. Read More


How to Start Seeds Indoors

ProPlugger Co - Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Seed StartingAs I sit here with my morning coffee, local nurseries are scurrying around like busy bees setting up their plant stands at the likes of Lowe’s, Wal-Mart and Home Depot. This is an exciting time of the year for us gardeners, anxious to see the tried and true varieties, as well as any new offerings of flowers and vegetables. Read More


Zoysiagrass (w/ video)

ProPlugger Co - Friday, January 25, 2013

turf pluggerZoysiagrass (Zoysia species) is a superior lawn turf, assuming it is properly maintained. It forms a dense carpet of turf that is attractive and desirable for golf courses, lawns and parks. It spreads somewhat slower than other turf types, therefore recovering from damage can take longer. Read More


St Augustine grass

ProPlugger Co - Friday, January 25, 2013

St. Augustine grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum), like Bermuda, is a favorite of the warmer climates. It is native to the tropics and is commonly grown along the fringes of swamps and seashores in the United States. Read More